Useful links to our business associates 
Useful Links and Resources 
 
Linking professionals, recommended resources and useful information together 
ASSURED FUNDING LTD is an FCA authorised and approved commercial finance brokerage.  
 
Specialising in bridging loans, commercial mortgages, complex BTL, development finance, international and expat mortgages and specialist lending for HMO's too, Assured Funding Ltd is the professional commercial finance advisory service for Property Investors throughout the UK. 
 
STAMP DUTY CALCULATOR 
 
Buying a property means doing the maths and making sure the whole transaction is affordable. One cost often overlooked and yet usually has to be factored in, is the Stamp Duty tax. 
 
To help with your due diligence, click this link > http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/tools/sdlt/land-and-property.htm to be taken straight to the governments land tax calculator. 
 
The Essex Property Network's (EPN) mission is “Uniting and supporting property investors and landlords throughout Essex.” ..They act as a platform that enables their members to pursue profitable business ventures. EPN give members a significant voice in the Essex property industry and provides enjoyable environments that enhance relationships between members 
 
The Essex Property Network is a hub for property related activity in Essex. ...By joining the Essex Property Network, you’ll be able to network with first time investors/home buyers, landlords, experienced property investors, and professionals from a wide range of fields that are property related. 
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www.PropertyTribes.com was founded by Vanessa Warwick and her husband Nick Tadd.  
 
Vanessa and Nick are professional landlords and together they run Property Tribes, which - with over 9300 threads and 94269 posts as at December 2013 - is one of the U.K.’s busiest on-line landlord and investor community websites.  
 
Vanessa and Nick also speak at events all over the U.K. as well as consulting for the BBC on property. 
www.Property118.com - Property118 started off as a commercial finance brokerage from being a bedroom based business startup in 1990 to ranking #38 in The Times Profit Track 100 by 2008.  
 
Launched in January 2011, they soon became one of the very few UK based property publishers to be appointed by Google News. c200,000 UK landlords and associated property professionals subscribe to Property118.com newsfeeds. Online (and personal advice) provided by a plethora of property and financial professionals, as well as a sharing and community forum of BTL investors. 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Credit Counselling Service, go to www.cccs.co.uk or call 0800 138 1111 
 
National Debtline, go to www.nationaldebtline.co.uk or call 0808 808 4000 
 
Citizens Advice, go to www.citizensadvice.org.uk or check your local telephone directory 
 
Debt Support Trust, go to www.debtsupporttrust.org.uk or call 0800 085 0226 
 
Debt Advice Foundation, go to www.debtadvicefoundation.org 0800 043 4050 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WHETHER YOU ARE A NEW LANDLORD WHO NEEDS TO PREPARE A TAX RETURN, OR AN EXISTING LANDLORD WHO WOULD VALUE A TAX ADVISOR, RITA 4 RENT, SPECIALISTS IN LANDLORD TAXATION. 
 
Rita 4 Rent are the sole recommended tax advisors of the Residential Landlords Association, who represent over 17,000 UK landlords with a combined portfolio of more than a quarter of a million properties. 
 
A free initial consultation at your home, in their offices, or over the telephone. No need for fee protection insurance, Rita4Rent's fee provides cover for the work involved in random HMRC tax investigations. Preparation and filing of your self-assessment tax return. Relevant tax advice as required, in all areas such as Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax issues and the HMRC Let Property Campaign if applicable, and advice regarding multiple property portfolios. 
H D Consultants is a member of the Effective Business Network (EBN) in both the Colchester Branch and also Southend Branch. 
 
The networking opportunities have already proven to be useful and profitable and as a 'thank you' to the Colchester members, we are happy to provide a link back to the EBN website members page. 
 
We hope that you (our site visitors) will make use of their professional services too. 
 
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Dancing Giraffe CIC is a not for profit Community Interest Company that provides accessible information to disabled people and their care networks and links them to vital community resources and other charitable organisations that can help them in their daily lives.  
 
For help, advice or sponsorship opportunities, contact Susan Pattrick by email susanp@dancinggiraffe.com or call 01206 212469 / 07764 936191 
Visit www.TheLegalService.co.uk for online quotes for; 
 
Conveyancing - Residential & Buy to Let 
Remortgage Legals - Residential & Buy to Let 
Survey - Basic Valuation 
Survey - Homebuyer Report 
Survey - RICS Condition Report 
Survey - Building Survey 
Energy Performance Certificate - Residential & Buy to Let